eDigest: Church of England Standing Up for Minorities and All Races

Epigraph:

O mankind, We have created you from a male and a female; and We have made you into tribes and sub-tribes that you may recognize one another. Indeed, the most honorable among you, in the sight of Allah, is he who is the most righteous among you. Surely, Allah is All-knowing, All-Aware. (Al Quran 49:15)

Lincoln Cathedral (in full The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lincoln, or sometimes St. Mary's Cathedral) is a cathedral located in Lincoln in England and seat of the Bishop of Lincoln in the Church of England. Building commenced in 1088 and continued in several phases throughout the medieval period. It was reputedly the tallest building in the world for 238 years (1311–1549)

 Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln in England, which was reputedly the tallest building in the world for 238 years (1311–1549)

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Church of England bans clergy from joining BNP or National Front

By Matthew Taylor The Guardian.com, Tuesday 3 June 2014 16.33 BST Church of England clergy face being defrocked if they are found to be members of the British National party…

eDigest: A letter to an unborn child

Epigraph: It is not righteousness that you turn your faces to the East or the West, but truly righteous is he who believes in Allah and the Last Day and…

Jesus Didn’t Think He Was God

Source: Patheos: Hosting the Conversation on Faith By James F. McGrath: An Associate Professor in the Religion and Philosophy department and has taught at Butler University since the fall of…

Exposing Creationism of Zakir Naik, Tahir ul Qadari, Yusuf Estes and Harun Yahya

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times I believe that the theory of evolution should be understood as three different issues. Firstly, the common…

Nigerian generals, officers found guilty of aiding Boko Haram: report

Globe and Mail, Toronto 2014/06/03 MICHELLE FAUL, KADUNA, NIGERIA — The Associated Press,Published Tuesday, Jun. 03 2014, 6:43 AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Jun. 03 2014, 6:46 AM EDT Ten generals and…

Qur’an lesson for today: Do not shave your heads until the offering reaches its destination

136. Do not shave your heads until the offering reaches its destination [2:197] And complete the Hajj and the ‘Umrah for the sake of Allah: but if you are kept…

Urgent need of flood affectees in one village of Croatia partly met by Humanity First and Ahmadiyya

By Zubair Khan While providing the relief items to the  flood affected people of village Racinovci in Eastern Croatia, the residents expressed the dire need for generators and driers. Reacting to…

Jonathan Kay: The murder of Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar symbolizes Pakistan’s descent into self-annihilation

National Post: by Jonathan Kay — Tomorrow, Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar — the Canadian/American doctor who was assassinated last month in front of his wife and child, while he was…

Enabling Pakistan

War on the Rocks: by Myra McDonalds — The past few months have seen a particularly high-profile series of murders in Pakistan. An American cardiologist volunteering at a hospital in…

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

The Verge: by Carrie Arnold — Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well…

Bodies of 800 babies, long-dead, found in septic tank at former Irish home for unwed mothers

The Washington Post: by Terrence Mccoy — In a town in western Ireland, where castle ruins pepper green landscapes, there’s a six-foot stone wall that once surrounded a place called…

The Indian miracle-buster stuck in Finland

Source: BBC By Samanthi Dissanayake An Indian man who made his name exposing the “miraculous” feats of holy men as tricks has fled the country after being accused of blasphemy.…

Robinson in public apology to Muslims

First Minister Peter Robinson has publically apologised for his comments about Muslims. Mr Robinson visited the Islamic Centre in Belfast on Tuesday evening and met with representatives of the Muslim…

Israel condemns US for backing Palestinian unity government

An announcement by the US that it will continue working with a new interim Palestinian unity government backed by Hamas, which was sworn in on Monday, has been condemned by Israel. Israel’s…

Murder in Rabwah

Murder in Rabwah By Muhammad Hassan Miraj Published May 27, 2014 07:18pm Rabwah is an Arabic word meaning “an elevated place”. This is what Wikipedia says about Rabwah (also known…

Syria presidential election: Assad’s stage-managed show of democracy Bashar al-Assad is certain to win, but will need to make reforms during his third term as president – as well as restore security

Lina Sinjab in Damascus, Ian Black and agencies The Guardian, Tuesday 3 June 2014 Syrians began voting on Tuesday in the shadow of a bloody war, but no surprises are…

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Altaf Hussain arrested in London on charges of money laundering

Dawn.com — The London Metropolitan police confirmed that a 60-year-old man had been arrested from a North-West London property on charges of money-laundering, but they declined to disclose the exact…

 

 

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